When it comes to swaying the electorate Fleet Street looks a spent force as social media grows in influence.
We live in interesting political times around the English-speaking world, with the UK voting for Brexit, the US seeing the rise of Trump, and Australian politics offering more back-stabbing than House of Cards.
Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos has acquired The Washington Post for $250 million (£163 million) in a “sudden and stunning turn of events”
Information about this world we live in shouldn’t be locked out of the eyes of the majority of the population. But the problem we have at the moment is that internet advertising rates are so low that it is forcing newspapers to put up paywalls to make a return on the articles they publish.